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Some nice coverage for ServeNext

Posted by Zach Maurin on August 24, 2010

ServeNext’s successful strategy in the Pepsi Refresh Project just got some great coverage — and that coverage earned us some more props in the Refresh Newsletter.  Thanks for all the voters who helped us win!  In fact, we just kicked off our project this past weekend when our 10 community organizers gathered in DC for 2.5 days of intense training about raising the voice and visibility of the service movement.  Pictures coming soon. Links below…

How to Win an Online Grant Contest

Association Bisnow interviewed 3 Pepsi Refresh winners for a recent article for their readers. Scott Beale of Atlas Corps, Zach Maurin of ServeNext.org, and Alison Malmon of Active Minds, have together raised more than $500,000 from Pepsi Refresh and other online giving contests.

With many of our grantees now competing for a Refresh grant for the second and third times, it’s helpful to see what’s worked for some groups time and again. They mobilized a network of voting captains, set up voting booths amongst their college chapters, and even had a volunteer bike through downtown DC in his undies. From the conventional to the game-changing, see what it takes to win an online grant.

Click here to read the complete article.

And congrats to Scott, Zach, and Alison on the great coverage! Have a campaign story you’d like to share? Let us know!

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